If you are just beginning to learn about HIPAA, you may be wondering, “Who must be HIPAA Compliant?” Up until 2009, the answer was simple: Covered Entities. But when the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act passed, it expanded the oversight of the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to Business Associates. The HITECH Act was passed in 2009 to promote the adoption and meaningful use of health information technology (HIT).
What is HIPAA? How does HIPAA apply to my business and what must I do to ensure I’m HIPAA compliant? Watch as our HIPAA Expert, Stephanie Rodrigue walks us through the ins and outs of HIPAA and PHI for Covered Entities and Business Associates.